Ys: The Oath in Felghana
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'Ys: The Oath in Felghana': The Perfect Affectionate Remake | 9 Nov 2010 // 4:00 PM

We are explicitly encouraged by the narrator to play as though we ourselves are Adol. And, hey, no problem, I play as guys all the time. Except the game is convinced that I'm absolutely sexually irresistible. It made me feel that I wasn't so much a character as a sex object, my very nature becoming the focus of every woman's obsession. "Ladies, please!" I wanted to tell them. "Love me for who I am!"

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

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"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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